Pooja Bhatt is an Indian film director, actress, voice over artist, model and film maker. The recipient of several accolades, including two National Film Awards. In 1989, Pooja played her first leading role in Mahesh Bhatt’s television film Daddy. For the film, she won the Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year for Best Female Debut.

Birth Name

Pooja Bhatt




Actress, Producer, Director



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Pooja Bhatt was born on the 24th of February 1992, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


She’s currently 51 years old.

Sun Sign



Asian (Indian)

She is of English, Scottish, Armenian and Burmese ancestry.




Her educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Mahesh Bhatt (Film Director)

  • Mother – Kiran Bhatt, Soni Razdan (step-mother)
  • Siblings – Rahul Bhatt (Fitness Trainer) (Brother), Alia Bhatt (Bollywood Actress) (Half-Sister) and Shaheen Bhatt (Half-Sister)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Pooja Bhatt has dated –

  • Manish Makhija (2003–2014)Pooja married Munish Makhija is an Indian video jockey. In December, 2014 the couple decided to part ways after 11 years of marriage.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 2½ inches
  • In centimeters – 159 cm
  • In meters – 1.59 m


  • In Kilograms – 68 kg
  • In Pounds – 150 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-32-38
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 32 inches
  • Hip – 38 inches
  • Bra Size – 34E

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 8 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Pooja well-known films in the 1990s included Sadak opposite Sanjay Dutt (1991), Jaanam and Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee opposite Rahul Roy, Sir (1993) and Hum Dono opposite Rishi KapoorAngrakshak opposite Sunny Deol (1995), Chaahat opposite  Shah Rukh Khan (1996), Tamanna (1997), the super-hit and multi-starrer Border (1997) and Zakhm (1998), opposite Ajay Devgan.

Film Debut

In 1989, Bhatt made her acting debut at age 17 with Daddy a TV film directed by her father Mahesh Bhatt.


Mahesh became the talk of the town and was slammed by fans after the filmmaker shot for a magazine cover which showed him and his daughter Pooja kissing each other on the lips. However, the quote which further fuelled the fire was: “If Pooja wasn’t my daughter, I’d love to marry her”.

Pooja Bhatt Net worth

Pooja Bhatt has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Pooja Bhatt

  • Pooja won a National Film Award for the Best Film on Other Social Issues, for her movie, Tamanna.
  • Pooja did big screen debut film, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin was a remake of the Hollywood movie, It Happened One Night.
  • Pooja won the Nargis Dutt Award a special category of National Film Awards for the movie, Zakhm.
  • In 1991, Her biggest solo hit and her big screen debut came with the musical hit Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin which was a remake of the Oscar-winning Hollywood classic It Happened One Night.
  • In 1992, Pooja appeared in the Hindi-language horror thriller film, Junoon directed by Mahesh Bhatt.
  • In 1993, she played the lead role in the Hindi romantic drama film, Sir as Pooja directed by Mahesh Bhatt.
  • In 1995, Pooja made her feature film debut role as Pooja Thakur in the Hindi-language film, Gunehgar.
  • In 1997, she appeared in the Hindi-language war drama film, Border directed, produced and written by J. P. Dutta.
  • In 2001, she made her last film appearance was in the English language film Everybody Says I’m Fine!.
  • In 2004, Pooja made her directorial debut with Paap starring John Abraham and Udita Goswami.


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